Sr. Process Engineer

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Houston, TX
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 14, 2018
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering minimum; 8+ years of experience out of a PSM regulated plant producing specialty chemicals or petrochemicals as a Process optimization engineer or as a Production Engineer with some design through installation of projects. Pluses include: Batch reaction, distillation, filters, heat exchangers, DCS programming, a knowledge of regulatory practices (PSM, DOT, EPA, etc.). Looking for someone local or someone living out of state with ties to Houston with aspirations to move into Production Management.
Job Description:
This person will work in a Medium sized, PSM 9-80 regulated chemical manufacturing facility in Houston, TX that offers a pension. The site uses liquid batch and continuous reaction, distillation with some powder conveying for feed additives. This person will have a variety of responsibilities and 50% of the job will revolve around day-to-day support of the plant that, including tracking plant trends, examining DCS charts, reviewing cycle times and process optimization. 10% of the job is maintenance related while another 10% is participating in HAZOP meetings and leading Management of Change procedures. The other 30% of the job will be design through installation of projects with budgets from $10k to $500k. This person will fill in for the Unit Superintendent as needed and will be on a Production Management Track. The parent company has several facilities throughout the U.S. and is a leader in their market. Relocation assistance is available and a generous 401k is available.